Biology and management of gastric carcinoid tumours: a review.

@article{Modlin2002BiologyAM,
  title={Biology and management of gastric carcinoid tumours: a review.},
  author={Irvin Mark Modlin and Mark Kidd and Kevin D. Lye},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={2002},
  volume={168 12},
  pages={
          669-83
        }
}
In recent times gastric carcinoid tumours have become the subject of substantial clinical interest as knowledge of their biological background and clinical importance has increased Gastric carcinoid tumours have long been considered rare lesions, amounting to less than 2% of all carcinoid tumours and less than 1% of all stomach neoplasms. New large databases suggest that the prevalence of gastric carcinoid is rising, with a true value now closer to 5% of all carcinoids. A tripartite… CONTINUE READING

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